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Psyber Games Studio is a new indie developer, based in Glasgow, founded by GCU graduate James O'Callaghan.
Develop:Brighton’s Indie Showcase, which highlights the best forthcoming indie titles, is open for submissions. Developers now have until Friday, September 3rd to submit their games.
It’s easier than ever to publish your own game thanks to accessible platforms like itch.io, the mobile app stores and Steam Direct. However, many independent developers still see value in signing publishing deals to get their games off the ground. Should small and/or young studios still be looking to make publishing deals, or are they better taking their future into their own hands?
Edinburgh's Ant Workshop, also known as one-man-indie-powerhouse Anthony Gowland, is set to release its first title, Binaries, in April 2016. Billed as a concentration platform game, Binaries requires players to simultaneously control two glowing neon circles and guide them through a series of increasingly fiendish and dangerous levels. Ant Workshop thoughtfully provided a little background... Continue Reading →
BRUT@L is the latest project from Dundee's Stormcloud Games. Based on classic dungeon crawlers and Rogue-likes such as Nethack and, well, Rogue (and Angband...) BRUT@L takes the old school ASCII aesthetic and transforms it, Tron-like for a new generation of gamers. You can see the launch trailer here: Stormcloud is promising BRUT@L will come to the PlayStation... Continue Reading →
Several of Scotland's new independent video games developers are heading to Lochaber High School, Fort William, on next week, to take part in XpoNorth: Games Playground and Hands-on Camera Workshop. The playground is one of the highlights of Lochaber Ideas Week, a week of business development workshops, entrepreneurial competitions, open discussions, inspirational talks and networking opportunities that... Continue Reading →
Good news everybody! The UK's game development sector, which has often lacked access to public funding for projects and concepts, can now take advantage of the new Video Games Prototype Fund, which launched today. The fund will allocate £4,000,000 via £25,000 grants over the next four years to small, independent studios, to enable developers to create initial game prototypes and... Continue Reading →
Tomorrow the public memorial service takes place for our late friend, colleague and all round awesome guy, Stew Hogarth. You are invited to join a celebration of his life at 13:15 on Wednesday 23∫rdSeptember at St. Columba’s Roman Catholic Church (Derwent Avenue, Dundee, DD3 0BE). This will be followed by a reception at the Invercarse Hotel. Please make... Continue Reading →
Developers. Dare ProtoPlay wants you. And your games. Dare ProtoPlay is the culmination of the annual Dare to be Digital competition. In previous years, the competition drew 10-15 teams of students travel to Dundee for the summer and build a working prototype of their game, before demonstrating, playing and showing them off in public at... Continue Reading →